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Alberta Community Council on HIV (ACCH)
Supporting community
based responses to HIV

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July 31, 2014
20th International AIDS Conference abstracts

http://www.aids2014.org/

March 18, 2014
Population-Specific Status Report: HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections among youth in Canada-2014

http://library.catie.ca/pdf/ATI-20000s/26485.pdf

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Upcoming Events

National

8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015)

19 - 22 July 2015
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Provincial

13th Alberta Harm Reduction Conference

13th Alberta Harm Reduction Conference June 2 & 3, 2015 at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel 

Please visit the Harm Reduction conference website www.albertaharmreduction.com for further information. The call for abstracts and applications for scholarship can be accessed on the website. Deadline for both applications is February 9, 2015.

The day before the Harm Reduction Conference (June 1, 2015) is a 1 day satellite session on Pregnancy and Substance Use entitled Pregnancy and Drug use: Emerging Trends in Policy and Practice.  

 

       

HIV Matters - March 25 - 26, 2015

Skills Building - HIV Matters March 25 - 26, 2015 Coast Plaza Hotel - Edmonton

We are looking for dynamic, interactive and skills building workshops and presentations with a focus on Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) because Men's Health Matters! Other topics will be considered. Please submit an abstract online using the following link: HIV Matters Call for Abstracts Deadline for submission is February 13, 2015.

CATIE is our partner for this event and we are linking with others to provide you with the best event we can. 

Alberta Positive Voices Conference March 6 - 8 2015

The Alberta Positive Voices Conference, March 6 - 8, 2015 held this year in Morley AB at Nakoda on the Lake is a bi-annual event that brings together people living with HIV/AIDS from across the province to learn about better health management and new advances in the pandemic while providing opportunities to form networks of friendship and support.  Current estimates show that over 71,000 Canadians have HIV/AIDS, including more than 4,000 Albertans.  This years conference, Looking Forward; Learn, Love & Laugh, will bring together 100 people living with HIV/AIDS and their spouses/partners for what has been described as a life changing experience.

 

This conference is unique because it is planned and delivered by people living with HIV/AIDS for and to people living with HIV/AIDS. Positive individuals participate at all levels; as planners, committee members, speakers and attendees.  The APVC works to break isolation, foster self-esteem, growth and understanding of living with HIV/AIDS while building the capacity of future leaders living with HIV/AIDS to better inform policy and services, break the isolation created by HIV stigma and discrimination and build personal advocacy skills in Alberta.

 

The APVC is currently accepting scholarship and abstract submissions and can be submitted using the following links:

APVC Call for Abstracts - Deadline February 6 

APVC Call for Scholarships - Deadline February 13 

   

 

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